The Hobbit

When

Students and families can choose from the following times:

  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7:00pm
  • Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 5:00pm

Where

Children’s Theatre Company
2400 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404

About the Show

Our unlikely hero, Bilbo Baggins, would much rather be sitting in his cozy Hobbit Hole with a cup of tea and a plate of bacon and eggs. However, he somehow finds himself on a magically mystical adventure. Staged with speed and surprises, you’ll be delighted as things change before your very eyes. Discover what happens as Bilbo travels on an epic journey over freezing mountains and a frightening forest, meeting all sorts of fierce creatures—some who want to eat him, others who turn into dear friends.

Children should be 8 years of age or older to attend this performance. Childcare will be provided for those under the age of 8. Please let us know if you need childcare when you make your reservation.

Transportation

If you do not have access to a ride, call Project Success and we can provide transportation for you. Please let us know if you need a ride when you make your reservation. We will need at least 2 days’ notice to set up transportation.

Reserve Now

Request Tickets Online

or call Project Success at (612) 874-7710

This show is open to middle school students.

Invited students can pick up tickets at the Project Success table in the lobby of the theater on the dates of the performances. Please arrive 20 minutes before the show to pick up your tickets. Each student/family may receive up to 4 FREE tickets.

Thank you to Project Success theater partner, Children’s Theatre Company, for providing tickets to students at no cost.

Themes

  • This famous story was made into a movie in recent years, and is now a live performance. What do you think will be different in a live performance than seeing a movie?
  • In this story, Bilbo Baggins is on a journey to achieve one goal, but along the way comes across something (a ring) that becomes a major goal in a future story (Lord of the Rings). In school, we have experiences that seem small in the moment but can become important later on. What is an example of this that you can imagine?
  • There are various groups of people (elves, dwarves, goblins etc) trying to achieve their goals, but constantly argue and fight along the way. Why do you think people struggle to work together in a positive way?

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